Read more about the article St. Edward parishioners recall 70 years of family, love during anniversary celebrations [Photo Gallery]
St. Edward Church ended its three-day anniversary celebration on Saturday, Oct. 15, with a festival on the St. Edward Campus. The day included live music, food, carnival games, a craft fair and more. Father Andy Bulso, pastor of St. Edward, looks through the history books.

St. Edward parishioners recall 70 years of family, love during anniversary celebrations [Photo Gallery]

We ‘marvel at what God has done for these 70 years and is still planning to do in the future’

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Read more about the article Holy Fire Nashville leaves youth with the message ‘You’re not alone’ [Photo Gallery]
The Diocese of Nashville hosted Holy Fire Nashville for more than 900 youth and adults Saturday, Oct. 1, in Sagrado Corazon Church at the Catholic Pastoral Center. The event was put on by EQ Saints and Declan Weir Production, Inc., in partnership with the National Federation for Catholic Youth Ministry. The event was MC’d by musician Dana Catherine, and included performances by Catholic musicians PJ Anderson and Joe Melendrez, keynote addresses by Noelle Garcia, a Catholic recording artist and speaker. Attendees also had opportunities to receive the sacrament of reconciliation and attend Adoration, before ending the day with Mass celebrated by Bishop J. Mark Spalding. Adult leaders were invited to dance on the stage during the musical warm-up.

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‘They’re going to set their diocese on fire for the faith’

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Read more about the article Dominicans launch Steeped talk series with focus on Eucharist [Photo Gallery]
Dozens of youth gathered at the Mother House of the Dominican Sisters of St. Cecilia Congregation in Nashville for the inaugural "Steeped" address Tuesday, Sept. 20. The first session "Steeped in the Eucharist" was given by Sister Mary Rachel, OP, local prioress and head of the pilgrimage program at Aquinas College. The Dominican sisters lead the song during nightly prayer in the Mother House Chapel.

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‘What does it mean to live a life steeped in the Eucharist?’

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Read more about the article Catholic Charities to use donation of truckload of food to feed the hungry [Photo Gallery]
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints donated more than 36,000 pounds of food to Catholic Charities, Diocese of Nashville to distribute through its Hunger Relief Program. Volunteers gathered at the Catholic Pastoral Center to fill food boxes that will be distributed through Catholic Charities. Paul Netter, facilities manager at the Catholic Pastoral Center, unloads the donated food from a truck.

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Donation comes from Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints

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Read more about the article Bishop Spalding: Anniversary celebrations are a time to ‘remember our ancestors’ [Photo Gallery]
Catholic Charities, Diocese of Nashville marked the 60th anniversary of its founding with a Mass and reception at the Catholic Pastoral Center on Thursday, Sept. 22.

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Catholic Charities continues 60th anniversary celebration with Mass

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Read more about the article Priests, parish youth leaders gather for Safe Environment Conference [Photo Gallery]
Dozens of priests, faith formation and religious education directors, and youth leaders of the diocesan parishes gathered for the Safe Environment Conference "Safeguarding God's People" Tuesday, Sept. 20, at the Catholic Pastoral Center in Nashville. Attendees heard from several speakers and learned about the Holy See's "Charter for the Protection of Children and Young People," how to foster a safe environment for teens, about the recent developments in Canon Law, how to protect children from virtual predators, human trafficking, what grooming means and more. During a morning breakout session, attendees discuss how to foster a safe environment for teens with others at their table.

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‘You’re going to become missionaries for our safe environment mentality’

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Read more about the article St. Joseph Capital Campaign launched at second annual Songwriters Night [Photo Gallery]
St. Joseph Church and School will launch its multi-phase capital campaign, Together We Build Our Future to Greater Heights, during the Farewell to Summer Songwriter's Night Saturday, Sept. 10, at the school. Several projects are planned for the campaign including moving the playground closer to the school, building a multi-purpose center and gymnasium, and creating more classroom space. Kristin Maher, development director for St. Joseph School, shows off artist renderings of the proposed plans for the capital campaign.

St. Joseph Capital Campaign launched at second annual Songwriters Night [Photo Gallery]

‘This is an historical moment for St. Joseph Parish and School’

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Read more about the article Father Ryan inducts new class into Athletics Hall of Fame [Photo Gallery]
Father Ryan High School inducted into its Athletics Hall of Fame a new class of inductees on Thursday, Sept. 1. The class included eight athletes, one coach, three contributors, and one team. Everett "Hosey" Hoslzapfel, right, shares a laugh with fellow inductee Joe Benedict, center, and Father Ryan basketball coach Doug Bontrager before the ceremony.

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More stars added to Father Ryan sports firmament

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Read more about the article St. Edward’s Heart of Mary House shows those in hospice care the face of Christ [Photo Gallery]
Heart of Mary House on the campus of St. Edward Church and School held an open house after each of the Masses the weekend of Aug. 27-28. “The mission of Heart of Mary House is to provide a safe, comfortable and peaceful home-like setting for people, who are within the last three months of their lives.” Kim Derrick, director of ministry for the Heart of Mary House was on-hand to answer parishioner questions. Heart of Mary House attendant Jamie Orourke, far left, talks with St. Edward parishioners, from left Jerry Regan, Frances Regan, Søren Thompson and Rachel Thompson, about the new home.

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‘We’re giving witness to our faith’

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